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Ceiling Light Wiring
Dec 28th, 2022, 1:43pm
 
I have bought a ceiling light second hand but cannot work out how to wire it in order for it to work properly. The fitting has three lights and each on has a live and neutral wire which all convert into two contacts (see pic). There is a single live and single neutral wire coming from the ceiling.

I initially connected one of the points on the fitting to the live ceiling wire and the other to the neutral wire but only two of the bulbs worked. When I swapped then around, a different bulb stopped working. Any help would be appreciated!
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Re: Ceiling Light Wiring
Reply #1 - Dec 30th, 2022, 9:42am
 
It should make absolutely no difference which way round a light fitting is connected to the live and neutral supply so my guess is the light fitting itself is faulty.
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Re: Ceiling Light Wiring
Reply #2 - Jan 2nd, 2023, 8:03pm
 
Bulbs not seated correctly, or lamp holders/bulbs faulty.
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